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Athens & Sounio Full Day Private Tour
  • Highlights
    • Acropolis Hill
    • Odeon Theater of Herodus Atticus
    • Dionysus Theater
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus
    • Panathenian Stadium
    • Changing of the Quards
    • Academy of Science
    • Athens Univercity
    • National Library
    • Lycabettus Hill
    • Athenian Riviera
    • Glyfada
    • Lake Vouliagmeni
    • Cape Sounion
    • Temple of Poseidon
  • Description

    Our day begins with the Acropolis that has been overlooking the city for more than 2500 years.You will see also a complex of buildings including Parthenon(the main temple dedicated to the Godess Athena),Erechtheio(dedicated to the Mythical King Erechtheus),Propylaia(the main entrance to the monument),Temple of Athena Nike(known as the Temple of Wingless Victory),Theater of Dionysus,Odeon Theater of Herodus Atticus.

    After the Acropolis hill we will visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus and also see the Handrian's Arch(the Temple was started under Peisistratos in 530 B.C. but was not completed until 129 A.D under Roman emperor Hadrian).

    Next stop at the Panathenian Stadium(stands on the site of the ancient stadium built in 330 B.C.and is the place where the Olympic Games revived in1896).

    We will drive by the Constitution Square in front of the Parliament to see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Changing of the Guards.

    We will continue our tour driving along Panepistimiou Avenue and view the the Academy of Science, the First University of Athens and the National Library.

    Next is the the Lycabettus Hill the highest point in town.After this view you will remember Athens for ever!

    If you feel hungry our driver is going to take you to a local restaurant for an unforgettable lunch!

    And now it is time to drive along the Athenian Riviera passing some of the most splendid southern suburbs of Athens like Glyfada,Voula and Vouliagmeni with wonderful beaches and have a stop at the Lake Vouliagmeni(well known for it's mineral and therapeutic water).

    In about an hour we will arrive at Cape Sounion and the imposing Temple of the God of the sea,Poseidon.The site is surrounded by sea on three sides and offers spectacular view to the Saronic Gulf and Aegean Sea.

    After your experience we drive back to Athens.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
    • Professional Driver with Deep knowledge of history.(Not licensed to accompany you in any site)
    • WiFi on board
    • USB chargers
    • TV on board
    • Pick Up and Drop Off
    • Soft drinks
    • Infant seats available

    Exclusions

    • Entrance Fees
    • Licensed Tour guide upon request depending on availability (additional cost 250€)
    • Airport Pick Up and Drop Off (additional cost)
    • Food
  • Opening Hours & Admission Fees

    Summer Period: 1 April - 31 October

    Winter Period: 1 November – 31 March

     

    Combined Ticket valid for 5 days

    • Acropolis of Athens
    • Ancient Agora of Athens
    • Kerameikos Museum
    • Roman Agora of Athens
    • Temple of Zeus
    • Archaeological Site of Lykeion
    • Hadrian’s Library

    (Valid for all sites) Full : €30,00 – Reduced: € 15,00

    Winter: 08:30 – 15:00

    Summer: 08:00 – 20:00

     

    Acropolis

    Full : €20,00 – Reduced: € 10,00

    Winter: 08:30 – 17:00

    Summer: 08:00 – 20:00

     

    Acropolis Museum:

    Full: €10,00 – Reduced: € 5,00

    Winter:

    Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00

    Friday: 09:00 – 22:00

    Saturday and Sunday: 09:00 – 20:00

    Summer:

    Monday: 08:00 – 16:00

    Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday: 08:00 – 20:00

    Friday: 08:00 – 22:00

    Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 – 20:00

     

    Temple of Zeus

    Full : € 8,00 – Reduced: € 4,00

    Winter: 08:30 – 17:00

    Summer: 08:00 – 20:00

     

    Temple of Poseidon

    Full : €10,00 – Reduced: € 5,00

    Winter: 09:30 until Sunset

    Summer: 08:00 until Sunset

     

    Holidays in Greece

    • 1 January: closed
    • 6 January: 08:00 – 15:00
    • Shrove Monday: 08:00 – 15:00
    • 25 March: closed
    • Good Friday: until 12:00 – 17:00
    • Holy Saturday: 08:00 – 15:00
    • Easter Sunday: closed
    • Easter Monday: 08:00 – 20:00
    • 1 May: closed
    • Holy Spirit Day: 08:00 – 20:00
    • 15 August: 08:00 – 20:00
    • 28 October: 08:00 – 15:00
    • 25 December: closed
    • 26 December: closed 

     

     Free admission

    • Escorting teachers during the visits of schools and institutions of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education and of military schools.
    • Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites throughout Greece with the demonstration of certified membership card
    • Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS
    • Persons possessing a free admission card
    • The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
    • The official guests of the Greek government, with the approval of the General Director of Antiquities.
    • Young people, under the age of 18, after demonstrating the Identity Card or passport to confirm the age.

     

    Free admission days

    • 6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
    • 18 April (International Monuments Day)
    • 18 May (International Museums Day)
    • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
    • Every first Sunday from November 1st to March 31st
    • 28 October

     

  • Important Information
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
    • A voucher will be emailed to you with our contact numbers and all necessary information for your tour.This is your ticket and proof of purchase.On the day of tour please present a paper voucher in order to redeem your tour/activity.

    Licenced Tour Guides

    • A professional English speaking driver or escort with deep knowledge in history and culture of Greece will guide you till you enter archaeological sites and museums.Tour drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside the archaeological sites and museums.If you'd like to have a licensed by the state tour guide to escort you inside the sites and museums, we can arrange it for you with an additional cost. Licensed by the state tour guides are freelance and it is subject of availability on bookings day!

    People with Desabilities

    • Due to uneven surfaces,certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.Such sites are the Acropolis.Elevator available for wheelchairs,people with diminished abilities and any parent attending two or more infants on her/his own.The elevator is located about 350meters far from the main entrance of the archaeological site.Users of the elevator should contact in advance for details and terms (+30 210 3214172).The facility is not available during extreme weather conditions and strong winds.

    Dress

    • In religious and marmoreal sites shoulders and knees must be covered.
    • In all cases,we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes,sunglasses and sunscreen.
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